A Virtual Private Server is a private instance of an operating system that is connected to the internet for you. Your server is usually on a shared physical machine, but it has certain guaranteed capapbilites such as CPU cores and RAM.
Generally I find these very difficult to use, but of course the enterprise loves 'em.
- Google Cloud
- MS Azure
These are my favorite providers because they are affordable, easy to use, with a track record of quality.
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In a class of it's own, a great dedicated server provider, and and also the winner of "cheapest VPS"
What does Aven use?
Currently we build upon DigitalOcean because they are very easy to use, affordable, and very reliable.
Will Aven support X?
Yes, the Aven Stack will run on any cloud.
If you want official support for a provider other than DigitalOcean, reach out to [email protected] to discuss.